Experiences with the RYGB with long biliopancreatic limb in Germany
Posted in Lectures on 21 March 2017
Sonja Chiappetta (Department of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery)1
1Sana Klinikum Offenbach, Offenbach am main, Germany
According to the German registry between 2015 and 2016 a total of 5607 bariatric procedures were performed in Germany, with the RYGBP representing 44.6% of cases (2501 cases). The mean limb length was 135.75cm for the alimentary limb and 72.22cm for the biliopancreatic limb.
In this lecture, Sonja Chiappetta, from the Department of Obesity and Metabolic surgery at Sana Klinikum Offenbach, Germany, explains the results with a series of 12 patients with a 200cm biliopancreatic limb.